2014 BAAA Benefit & Fashion Show Launch Party with Carmen Marc Valvo

Carmen Marc Valvo’s Evening at Saks

The furs were flying in the best possible way when Carmen Marc Valvo swung into Saks Fifth Avenue to preview his evening collection and honor the Arthritis Foundation. Showing a suite of signature looks from his Fall ’14 collection, Valvo emphasized how much he enjoyed aligning his work with causes he cares about. “To be…

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Amour Vert: Sustainability and Style in Hayes Valley

What do you get when you cross a German entrepreneur with a Parisian engineer? Romantic love…and Amour Vert, a sustainable clothing label and the newest sustainable fashion boutique in Hayes Valley.  Power couple Christoph Frehsee and Linda Balti hosted a delightful preview soiree Thursday evening before the store’s official public opening on Friday to show off what promises to be thenew hot spot…

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Big Smiles and Pledges at Stern Grove’s Big Picnic Fundraiser

12,000 music lovers gathered at Stern Grove, San Francisco’s cherished natural amphitheater, on Sunday to celebrate the opening day of the admission-free Summer concert series that brings fans together with some of the most talented musical groups in the world. And, Sunday’s kickoff day was a double header for the Stern Grove community.  Before the first…

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Elle Magazine’s Women in Tech Dinner Reaches for the Superstars

There are networking events, and there are fashion events, and rarely the twain shall meet… unless you were meeting at the the first-ever Elle Magazine Women in Tech dinner at Quince Restaurant.  Celebrating the X-chromosomes of tech leaders and changemakers profiled in the magazine’s July issue, the evening honored thirteen distinguished women at the top…

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BuildOn Bay Area Dinner

In a festive burst, BuldOn’s annual Bay Area Dinner at the Westin St. Francis commenced with a hero’s welcome of arriving guests by the program’s delightful student volunteers. Student members charmed guests throughout the cocktail hour by sharing, tete-a-tete, their part in BuildOn’s global good works. Charismatic CEO and founder Jim Ziolowkowski later brought dinner…